On This Day

Events in Film & TV on June 27

  • 1947 WRC TV channel 4 in Washington, D.C. (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 "Julius LaRosa Show" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 1958 8th Berlin International Film Festival: "Wild Strawberries" wins Golden Bear
  • 1966 Dark Shadows, American Gothic soap opera, premieres on ABC-TV

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1973 "Live & Let Die", 8th James Bond Film, 1st to star Roger Moore, also starring Jane Seymour, 1st released in the US

  • 1974 "Flip Wilson Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1975 25th Berlin International Film Festival: "Adoption" wins the Golden Bear

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1981 "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes returns to #1 slot

Actress Bette Davis
Bette Davis
  • 1984 Emmy 11th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 5th time
  • 1987 "The Living Daylights", 15th James Bond film, 1st film to star Timothy Dalton premieres in London
  • 1991 Emmy 18th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 12th time
  • 1995 Mason City Iowa's TV news personality Jodi Huisentruit disappears